This issue of <i>Applied Optics</i> features 15 papers that describe laser techniques for measurements in chemical and environmental analysis. Many of these contributions were presented at the Optical Society of America Topical Meeting on Laser Applications to Chemical and Environmental Analysis, held in Santa Fe, New Mexico, 11–13 February 2000.
© 2001 Optical Society of America
(120.1740) Instrumentation, measurement, and metrology : Combustion diagnostics
(120.4640) Instrumentation, measurement, and metrology : Optical instruments
(280.3420) Remote sensing and sensors : Laser sensors
(300.6260) Spectroscopy : Spectroscopy, diode lasers
Alan C. Stanton and Markus Sauer, "Laser Applications to Chemical and Environmental Analysis: Introduction to the Feature Issue," Appl. Opt. 40, 729-730 (2001)